Genetics, rather than risk-taking behaviours, may be behind women and female children surviving adversity better than men, according to new research.
Researchers still don't know what causes Alzheimer's, but new resarch brings them a step closer to an answer... and a cure.
A review into seclusion and restraint use in NSW has found a disturbing lack of oversight.
Malnutrition is an under-recognised and underdiagnosed healthcare issue in Australia.
Researchers found that after one year, participants had lost an average of 10 kg, and nearly half had reverted to a non-diabetic state.
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Christmas is special, but for some it is challenging and stressful. Here is a simple guide to help change that.
The framework will see three action plans developed in the first half of 2018, in support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, CALD and LGBTI communities.
Health and aged-care professionals invited to make submissions.
Collaboration between stakeholders will help ensure that the results of current independent aged-care industry reviews are 'fit for purpose'.
White women genetically predisposed to Alzheimer's disease are more likely than white men to develop the disease during a critical 10-year span in their lives.
The risk of age-related macular degeneration seems to decrease in baby boomers and gen-Xers.
Following several flu deaths in aged-care facilities this winter, the federal government is moving to mandate flu vaccinations for staff.
Known for his research into infectious diseases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, A/Prof Ward is a passionate advocate for taking action against STIs. He doesn't just talk the talk … he walks the walk.
Extensive antimicrobial usage in aged-care facilities needs to be addressed.